View Full Version : <select /> menus getting clipped in Firefox

03-11-2005, 06:20 PM
does Firefox have a general problem with its rendering of <select /> elements? it likes to cut off part of the text for me, like it's not wide enough.

03-11-2005, 06:57 PM
I don't think so. There is a slight problem with the css trick "* {padding: 0; margin: 0}" while using select menus. there's a detailed discussion at MindlessLemming's website, http://leftjustified.net

If it has nothing to do with that css trick, can you tell us where it occurred, etc..

03-11-2005, 10:12 PM
Ah, it is probably Andrew's trick. That makes sense. Thanks for the heads up.

03-11-2005, 10:16 PM
option {margin-right: 0.5em}


03-11-2005, 10:18 PM

option {padding-right: 0.5em}

... works better. using margin, the added margin area is not hilited when hovering over an option with your mouse. so you have a purple bar with an unsightly white margin. ;)

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